Councils bail out airport

By Martin Ford | 17 February 2021

Local authorities are among the shareholders that have been asked to provide loans to Birmingham Airport as it suffers from COVID-19 restrictions.

Birmingham City Council is set to provide up to £18.5m and Solihull MBC £3.7m to the hub as it suffers drastically reduced passenger numbers due to the pandemic - down 91% between April and December.

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